February 13, 2011

Information about Henri Richard

Personal facts

About him

  • Hockey player
  • Born February 29, 1936
  • Montréal, Canada
  • 1.70 m (5 feet 7 inches)
  • 73 kg (161 pounds)

Family

  • Parents: Alice and Onesime Richard
  • Siblings: five brothers and three sisters
  • His older brother Maurice Richard also played with the Montreal Canadiens from 1942 to 1960.

Accomplishments

Stanley Cup

  • Stanley Cup champion with the Montreal Canadiens: 11 times; 1956 to 1960, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971 and 1973.

Trophy

  • Bill Masterton Trophy (player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey): 1973-1974.

All-Star game

  • All-star game selection: 9 times; 1956 to 1961, 1965, 1966 and 1974.

Hockey Hall of Fame

  • He was inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979.

Hockey facts

Position

  • Center

Team

  • Montreal Canadiens

Regular season statistics (career)

  • 358 goals
  • 688 passes
  • 1,046 points

Record

  • He holds the record for most Stanley Cup won in a career: 11 times.

Other fact

  • His number, 16, was retired December 10, 1975.